Tam Hunt

Tam Hunt is a lawyer and writer based on the Big Island. He is a board member of the Hawaii EV Association.

Waste Not, Want Not: Maximizing Efficiency is Key to Decarbonization Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Waste Not, Want Not: Maximizing Efficiency is Key to Decarbonization

A key to reducing energy consumption is optimizing the efficiency of cars by making small improvements like maintaining tire pressure or switching to electric vehicles.

Hawaii Needs A Green Jobs Corps Doug Murray/FPL

Hawaii Needs A Green Jobs Corps

The program could play a large role of restoring our environment and our economy.

How To Ramp Up Hawaii’s Use Of Electric Cars S.KASS

How To Ramp Up Hawaii’s Use Of Electric Cars

A state Clean Vehicle Standard could promote the sale of emissions-free vehicles.

Looking For An Economic Transformation? Think ‘Big Island Green’ Aramis Photography

Looking For An Economic Transformation? Think ‘Big Island Green’

How to restart the kamaaina economy, improve resilience, self-sufficiency, and reduce our environmental footprint.

Learning To Breathe With COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Learning To Breathe With COVID-19

We can and should get back to normal life while still being cautious.

A Call For Resiliency And Sustainability On The Big Island Flickr: E Palen

A Call For Resiliency And Sustainability On The Big Island

Without serious transformation, island society would last less than a week before it collapsed due to a disaster.

We Need Better Renewable Energy Siting Guidelines Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Need Better Renewable Energy Siting Guidelines

Poorly planned green energy projects can tear Hawaii communities apart.

Hawaii County Leading The Way On Climate Change Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Leading The Way On Climate Change

Local governments around the world are stepping up and showing that they can achieve serious collective actions.